What Your Food Cravings Say About Your Health
Craving sugar and sweets
We all know we have too much sugar in our diets, but when you’re desperate for a mid-morning doughnut just to get you through to lunch, it may be a reflection of your blood sugar.Sweet cravings are most likely to be because of low blood sugar," suggests the dietitian. "Sugar, or carbohydrate, is the most efficient way for your body to produce energy, so when you are low in energy you may crave carbs - or something sweet. The trouble is, that when you reach for a sweet snack, it can then make your blood sugar spike, which is then followed by a sugar crash, triggering another sweet craving.